Once your club has decided on a robot to use, use the below milestones to guide student learning.
|Milestone 1||Have an understanding of the following:|
– Controlling an output
– Reading a sensor
– Creating and using a variable
– Using loops and decision logic statements, such as ‘if’ statements
– How to have two or more tasks running
– Using a sensor to control an output
– Using multiple sensors
|Milestone 2||Create a system that uses two sensors and two outputs to complete a goal.|
How do I choose a robot for my club?
Consider the following:
- How many students are in the club/participating in robotics?
- What is your budget?
- What are some of the interests your students have in robotics?
- How advanced/novice are your robotics students?
Do you recommend a specific robot?
Yes, the Hummingbird is a great platform for groups with several levels of programming skill and interest in designing and building. Additionally, the Hummingbird kit is cost effective at $219.99. We recommend at least one Hummingbird per group of up to 10 students.